DAT Truckload Volume Index: Spot Freight Market Reflects Supply Chain Volatility in March
April 10, 2020 18:30 ET | DAT Solutions
PORTLAND, Ore., April 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spot truckload volumes and rates rose sharply for dry van and refrigerated (“reefer”) freight during the first three weeks of March before cresting...
DAT Truckload Volume Index: February dips as expected coronavirus set to disrupt seasonal freight patterns
March 16, 2020 08:00 ET | DAT Solutions
PORTLAND, Ore., March 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- February is typically the slowest month for spot market freight. Last month fulfilled those expectations, but the coronavirus pandemic is likely to...
DAT: January brought dramatic highs and lows to truckload freight
February 13, 2020 11:00 ET | DAT Solutions
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spot market truckload rates got a hot start in January, but quickly chilled once the seasonal lull took hold. Prices for dry van and refrigerated...
DAT: Freight Forecast Signals Strong Truckload Rates in Q1
January 16, 2020 08:50 ET | DAT Solutions
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rates rose to an 11-month high for dry van and refrigerated (“reefer”) equipment on the spot market in December, even though volume declined...
DAT: Truckload Rates on Pace for End-of-Year Peak
December 13, 2019 12:04 ET | DAT Solutions
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A mad dash at the end of November pushed truckload pricing higher, and that urgency should make for happy holidays for truckload carriers. Dry and...
DAT: Truckload Volumes Hit 5-Year High in October
November 08, 2019 14:43 ET | DAT Solutions
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- October saw more spot market truckload shipments than any other month since January 2015, according to the DAT Truckload Volume Index, which...
DAT: Fewer trucks meant higher rates in September
October 09, 2019 12:30 ET | DAT Solutions
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Truckload freight markets turned a corner in September. Demand for shipments remained high throughout the month, while the combination of tighter...
Freight Recession? August Truckload Volumes Suggest Otherwise
September 11, 2019 08:00 ET | DAT Solutions
PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- There were more truckload shipments on the spot market in August than any other month in 2019. Monthly volumes for dry van, refrigerated (“reefer”)...
DAT: Truckload Spot Rates Slip Seasonally, But Uncertainty Looms
August 09, 2019 16:21 ET | DAT Solutions
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spot market truckload rates retreated in July, despite an increase in freight volume. Shipments of dry van freight – the most common truckload...
DAT: Truckload Rates Heat Up in June, as Spot Market Volumes Beat 2018 Levels
July 12, 2019 14:34 ET | DAT Solutions
PORTLAND, Ore., July 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spot market rates for dry van and refrigerated (“reefer”) shipments in June were the highest since January, according to DAT Solutions, which...